To install LibreOffice-6.0 on LinuxMint 18.03
LibreOffice includes several applications that make it the most powerful Free and Open Source office suite on the market. It used to read and Write, Create spreadsheets, Draw the vector graphics and flowcharts, Base (databases), and Math (formula editing). It is so simple to install LibreOffice-6.0 on LinuxMint 18.03 and this tutorial covers the ground on the same process.
First, We have to check Default version of LibreOffice on linuxmint18.03
linuxhelp ~ # libreoffice -v javaldx: Could not find a Java Runtime Environment! Warning: failed to read path from javaldx LibreOffice 188.8.131.52 10m0(Build:2)
And then to add the latest version, add the following repository
linuxhelp ~ # add-apt-repository ppa:libreoffice/ppa You are about to add the following PPA: LibreOffice test builds and backports This PPA will have what the Document Foundation calls "LibreOffice fresh", the latest release of the newest series (but no alpha/beta releases). There is a PPA dedicated to specific LibreOffice major series which support a range of older Ubuntu releases too: https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/libreoffice-6-0 ("Fresh") https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/libreoffice-5-4 ("Still") https://launchpad.net/~libreoffice/+archive/libreoffice-5-3 (EOL) . . . Executing: /tmp/tmp.5GcqfJf5zg/gpg.1.sh --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 1378B444 gpg: requesting key 1378B444 from hkp server keyserver.ubuntu.com gpg: key 1378B444: public key "Launchpad PPA for LibreOffice Packaging" imported gpg: Total number processed: 1 gpg: imported: 1 (RSA: 1)
Before we installing the LibreOffice application you should update system repository
linuxhelp ~ # apt-get update Hit:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Hit:2 http://archive.canonical.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease Get:3 http://ppa.launchpad.net/libreoffice/ppa/ubuntu xenial InRelease [23.8 kB] Ign:4 http://packages.linuxmint.com sylvia InRelease . . . Get:28 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/universe Translation-en [250 kB] Get:29 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse amd64 Packages [16.2 kB] Get:30 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates/multiverse i386 Packages [15.3 kB] Fetched 5,528 kB in 11s (485 kB/s) Reading package lists... Done
Now we can install the application using the following application
linuxhelp ~ # apt-get install libreoffice Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required: libreoffice-gtk libreoffice-pdfimport . . . Adding debian:SecureSign_RootCA11.pem done. Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu9) ... Processing triggers for ca-certificates (20170717~16.04.1) ... Updating certificates in /etc/ssl/certs... 0 added, 0 removed; done. Running hooks in /etc/ca-certificates/update.d... done. done.
If you want to check the version of the installed libre office you can verify by using the following command
linuxhelp ~ # libreoffice -v LibreOffice 184.108.40.206 00m0(Build:2)
After installing you can access the application from the menu
With this, the method to install LibreOffice-6.0 on LinuxMint 18.03 comes to an end.
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